Division of Adolescent Medicine


Recent, Peer-reviewed

Agarwal S, Jawad AF, Miller VA. A multivariate model exploring the predictive value of demographic, adolescent, and family factors on glycemic control in adolescents with type 1 diabetes. Pediatr Diabetes. 2016;17(7):500-508.

Agarwal, S., Raymond, J.K., Schutta, M.H., Cardillo, S., Miller, V.A., & Long, J. An adult healthcare-based pediatric to adult transition program for emerging adults with type 1 diabetes. The Diabetes Educator. 2017; 43(1), 87-96.

Alderfer MA, Zelley K, Lindell RB, Novokmet A, Mai PL, Garber JE, Nathan D, Scollon S, Chun NM, Patenaude AF, Ford JM, Plon SE, Schiffman JD, Diller LR, Savage SA, Malkin D, Ford CA, Nichols KE. Parent decision-making around the genetic testing of children for germline TP53 mutations. Cancer. 2015;121(2):286-93.

Bain A, Wong CA, Slap G, Polsky D, Merchant RM, Akosa Antwi Y, Rubin D, Ford CA. Common and costly hospitalizations among insured young adults since the Affordable Care Act. J Adolesc Health. 2016; 59(1):61-67.

Becker TD, Lin HC, Miller VA. A pilot study of observed physician-parent-child communication and child satisfaction in a gastroenterology clinic. Patient Preference and Adherence. 2018: 12-1327-1335. doi: 10.2147/PPA.S171620

Culyba AJ, Branas CC, Guo W, Miller E, Ginsburg KR, Wiebe DJ. Route choices and adolescent-adult connections in mitigating exposure to environmental risk factors during daily activities. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. ePub Ahead of Print. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260519846859

Culyba AJ, Ginsburg KR, Fein JA, Branas CC, Richmond TS, Miller E, Wiebe DJ: Examining the role of supportive family connection in violence exposure among male youth in urban environments. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2019; 34(5):980-999. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260516646094

Culyba AJ, Ginsburg KR, Fein JA, Branas CC, Richmond TS, Wiebe DJ. Protective effects of adolescent-adult connection on male youth in urban environments. J Adolesc Health. 2016 Feb;58(2):237-40. PMID: 26802994

Culyba AJ, Ginsburg KR, Fein JA, Branas CC, Richmond TS, Miller E, Wiebe DJ. Examining the role of supportive family connection in violence exposure among male youth in urban environments. J Interpers Violence. 2016 Apr 24. pii: 0886260516646094. [Epub ahead of print]

Dowshen, N, Christensen, J, Gruschow, S: Health Insurance Coverage of Recommended Gender-Affirming Health Care Services for Transgender Youth: Shopping Online for Coverage Information. Transgender Health 4(1): 131-135, April 2019. https://dx.doi.org/10.1089%2Ftrgh.2018.0055

Dowshen N, Lee S, Lehman BM, Castillo M, Mollen C. IknowUshould2: Feasibility of a youth-driven social media campaign to promote STI and HIV testing among adolescents in Philadelphia. AIDS and Behavior. 2015; 19(2):106-111. PMC4495004

Dowshen N, Matone M, Luan X, Lee S, Belzer M, Fernandez M, Rubin D. Behavioral and health outcomes for HIV+ young transgender women (ytw) linked to and engaged in medical care. LGBT Health. 2016 Apr;3(2):162-7.

Dowshen N, Meadows R, Byrnes M, Hawkins L, Eder J, Noonan K. Policy perspective: Ensuring comprehensive care and support for gender nonconforming children and adolescents. Transgender Health 2016;1(1): 75-85.

Feudtner C, Walter JK, Faerber JA, Hill DL, Carroll KW, Mollen C, Miller VA, Morrison W, Munson D, Kang T, Hinds P. Good parent beliefs of parents of seriously ill children. JAMA Pediatrics. 2015;169(1):39-47.

Ford CA. The role of Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine in training of health professionals. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2016 Aug 1;28(3):339-44.

Ford CA, Cheek C, Culhane J, Fishman 2, Mathew L, Salek EC, Webb D, Jaccard J. Parent and adolescent interest in receiving adolescent health communication information from primary care clinicians. J Adolesc Health. 2016 Aug;59(2):154-61.

Friedrich EF, Jawad AF, Miller VA. Correlates of problem resolution during parent-child discussions about chronic illness management. Children’s Health Care. 2016;45(3):323-341.

Goodman, E.S, Ford, C.A., Friedrich, E.A., Ginsburg, K.R., Miller, V.A., & Mirman, J. (2019). Frequency of communication about adolescents’ strengths and weaknesses and the parent-adolescent relationship. Applied Developmental Science, epub. doi.org/10.1080/10888691.2019.1594813

Grimberg A, Cousounis P, Cucchiara AJ, Lipman TH, Ginsburg KR. Parental concerns influencing decisions to seek medical care for a child's short stature. Horm Res Paediatr. 2015;84(5):338-48. PMID: 26448482

Hill DL, Miller VA, Hexem KR, Carroll KW, Faerber JA, Kang T, Feudtner C. Problems and hopes perceived by mothers, fathers and physicians of children receiving palliative care. Health Expect. 2015 Oct;18(5):1052-65. PMC3796017

Landers SE, Friedrich EA, Jawad AF, Miller VA. Examining the interaction of parental involvement and parenting style in predicting adherence in youth with type 1 diabetes. Fam Syst Health. 2016;34(1):41-50.

Lazar N, Rozansky H, Ely B, Ford CA, Dowshen N: Using Chart-Stimulated Recall to Identify Barriers and Facilitators to Routine HIV Testing Among Pediatric Primary Care Providers. Journal of Adolescent Health In Press, 2019 Notes: Accepted for publication 04/12/2019. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.04.005. [Epub ahead of print]

Lazar NR, Salas-Humara C, Wood SM, Mollen CJ, Dowshen N. Missed Opportunities for HIV Screening Prior to Diagnosis among a Cohort of Youth Living with HIV. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2018: 63(6), 799-802. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.07.010

Lee S, Dowshen N, Matone M, Mollen C. Variation in practice of expedited partner therapy for adolescents by state policy environment. J Adolesc Health. 2015;57(3):348-50. PMID: 26299562

Lipstein EA, Brinkman WB, Fix A, Hendrix KS, Kryworuchko J, Miller VA, Prosser LA, Ungar W, Fox D. An emerging field of research: Challenges in pediatric decision making. Medical Decision Making. 2015;35(3):403-408.

Mehta AS, Goyal MK, Dowshen N, Mistry RD. Practices, beliefs, and perceived barriers to adolescent Human Immunodeficiency Virus screening in the emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015;31(9):621-6. PMID: 25834965

Miller VA, Feudtner C. Parent and child perceptions of the benefits of research participation. IRB: Ethics & Human Research. 2016;38(4):1-7.

Miller, V.A., Feudtner, C., & Jawad, A.F. Children’s decision making involvement about research participation: Associations with perceived fairness and self-efficacy. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. 2017; 12(1), 87-96.

Miller VA, Jawad A.J. Decision making involvement and prediction of adherence in youth with type 1 diabetes: A cohort sequential study. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 2019: 44(1), 61-71. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsy032

Miller VA, Friedrich EA, Garcia-Espana JF, Mirman JH, Ford CA. Adolescents spending time alone with pediatricians during routine visits: Perspectives of parents in a primary care clinic. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2018: 63(3), 280-285. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2018.01.014

Miller VA. Involving youth with a chronic illness in decision making: Highlighting the role of providers. Pediatrics. 2018:142(Supp 3), S142-148. doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-0516D

Miller, V.A., Werner-Lin, A., Walser, S.A., Biswas, S., & Bernhardt, B. An observational study of children’s involvement in informed consent for exome sequencing research. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics. 2017; 12(1), 6-13.

Murphy, C. & Miller, V.A. (2019). Concurrent and longitudinal associations among parenting style, responsibility, and adherence in youth with cystic fibrosis. Children’s Health Care. In press. doi.org/10.1080/02739615.2019.1616295

Nagata JM, Golden NH, Peebles R, Long J, Murray SB, Leonard MB, Carlson JL. Assessment of sex differences in body composition among adolescents with anorexia nervosa. J of Adolesc Health. 2017: 60(4), 455-459.

Nagata JM, Golden NH, Peebles R, Long J, Leonard MB, Chang AO, Carlson JL. Assessment of sex differences in bone deficits among adolescents with anorexia nervosa. Int J Eat Disord. 2017: 50(4), 352-358.

Peebles R, Lesser A, Park CC, Heckert K, Timko CA, Lantzouni E, Liebman R, Weaver L. Outcomes of an inpatient medical nutritional rehabilitation protocol in children and adolescents with eating disorders. Journal of Eating Disorders. 2017: 5:7.

Sayegh C, Wood S, Belzer M, Dowshen N: Comparing Different Measures of Retention in Care among a Cohort of Adolescents and Young Adults Living with Behaviorally-Acquired HIV. AIDS and Behavior In press, 2019 Notes: Accepted on June 18, 2019.

Seetharaman S, Golden NH, Halpern-Felsher B, Peebles R, Payne A, Carlson JL. Effect of a prior history of overweight on return of menses in adolescents with eating disorders. J Adolesc Health. 2017: 60(4), 469-471.

Silva K, Miller VA. (2019). The role of cognitive and psychosocial maturity in type 1 diabetes management. Journal of Adolescent Health, 64(5), 622-630.

Valdez JM, Walker B, Ogg S, Gattuso J, Alderfer MA, Zelley K, Ford CA, Baker JN, Mandrell BN, Nichols KE. Parent-child communication surrounding genetic testing for Li-Fraumeni syndrome: Living under the cloud of cancer. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2018; 65(11), e27350. doi: 10.1002/pbc.27350

Walter, J.K., Sachs, E., Schall, T.E., Dewitt, A.G., Miller, V.A., Arnold, R.M., & Feudtner, C. (2019). Interprofessional teamwork during family meetings in the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 57(6), 1089-1098.

Werner-Lin A, Tomlinson A, Miller VA, Bernhardt B. Adolescent engagement during assent for exome sequencing. AJOB Empirical Bioethics. 2016; 7(4), 275-284.

Wong CA, Asch DA, Vinoya CM, Ford CA, Baker T, Town R, Merchant RM. Seeing health insurance and HealthCare.gov through the eyes of young adults. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Aug;57(2):137-43. PMID: 26092178

Wong CA, Bain A, Polsky D, Merchant RM, Antwi YA, Slap G, Rubin D, Ford CA. The use and out-of-pocket cost of urgent care clinics and retail-based clinics by adolescents and young adults compared with children. J Adolesc Health. 2017; 16(1): 107-112.

Wong CA, Ford CA, French B, Rubin DM. Changes in young adult primary care under the Affordable Care Act. Am J Public Health. 2015;105 Suppl 5:S680-5. PMID: 26447914

Wood S, Dowshen N, Lowenthal E. A generation at stake: Time to improve the global HIV/AIDS care continuum for adolescents. JAMA Pediatrics. 2015; 169(7):619-620. PMC4494868

Wood SM, McGeary A, Wilson M, Taylor A, Aumaier B, Petsis D, Campbell K. Effectiveness of a Quality Improvement Intervention to Improve Rates of Routine Chlamydia Trachomatis Screening in Female Adolescents Seeking Primary Preventive Care. Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology. 2019; 32(1): 32-38. doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2018.10.004

Wood S, Gross R, Shea JA, Bauermeister J, Franklin J, Petsis D, Swyryn M, Lalley-Chareczko L, Koenig HC, Dowshen N: Barriers and Facilitators of PrEP Adherence for Young Men and Transgender Women of Color. AIDS and Behavior April 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s10461-019-02502-y. [Epub ahead of print]

Zimbrick-Rogers CG, Ginsburg K, Hill C, Fegley S, Ravitch S, Ford CA. Parenthood and motivation to change in homeless older adolescents. J Poverty. 2016;1-20.